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Correlational findings

Study Veenhoven (1984): study ZZ 1974 /1

Public:
15+ aged, general public, 14 nations and regions, 1974-1976
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 6563
Non Response:
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Conducted by Gallup bureaus in different countries.

Correlate

Authors's label
Political protest
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of 'Collective protest'
(Hibbs: 1973), consists of 3 items:
incidence of:
1. riots;
2. anti-government demonstrations;
3. political strikes.
Data drawn from Hibbs (1973:tabel 5.2).

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks C-BW-c-sq-m-11-a r = -.53 p < .01                   Mt happiness      Protest
Australia             7.0             1.1
USA                   6.7             7.1
Canada                7.0             3.7
Great Britain         6.8             5.1
France                5.8             5.2
W-Germany             6.6             4.5
Italy                 5.6             4.9
Benelux               6.0             2.5
Scandinavia           7.6             1.9
Brasil                6.2             5.3
Mexico                6.2             5.0
Africa (South
of the Sahara)        4.6             4.1
India                 3.4             7.3
Japan                 5.8             5.1